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Najlaa Eltom

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Najlaa Eltom

Najlaa Eltom is a Sudanese writer and translator. In addition to numerous translations, Eltom published her first collection of poetry, The Doctrine of Thinness, in 2007; a second poetry collection is expected in 2014. As a recipient of the Swedish Institute Scholarship, she is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in English literature at Stockholm University. She blogs at http://najlaaeltom.blogspot.com/.

Articles by Najlaa Eltom

Conjunctions
By Nagi Al-Badawi
Doves!Doves flying on a horizon of signs and metaphors. I can never hear the word “doves,” nor think of it unexpectedly, without picturing them flying as if they were the horizon's capricious…
Translated from Arabic by Max Shmookler & Najlaa Eltom
Multilingual
A Condition
By Adil al-Qassas
You’re certain that nothing will dissuade you now. Nothing. Not your neighbors’ invitation to the luncheon to celebrate their boys’ circumcision. Not the kind old lady’s pleading…
Translated from Arabic by Max Shmookler & Najlaa Eltom
Multilingual
Isolation
By Sabah Babiker Ibraheem Sanhouri
It's hot, hot enough to suffocate. There is nothing except this table upon which I sleep, a rectangular hall with four doors and twelve windows. On each side a door. On the shorter sides, two windows,…
Translated from Arabic by Max Shmookler & Najlaa Eltom
Multilingual
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